Week of July 17, 2023

Secretary's Report:

Treasurer's Report: 

Honors and Illnesses:
  • Ron James is home recuperating from surgery and hopes to be back in person soon!

  • Car Show Sucess! Thanks to all who helped through the planning and event day with the car show. We had a beautiful day with around 100 cars and looking like we should net around $3,000 for our Club.  Good work!

  • Governor's Charity Steer Show Donation - The board approved a $500 donation to support Floyd County's Taylor Quade with her efforts at the Governor's Charity Steere Show at the Iowa State Fair. The show benefits the Ronald McDonald House.
    Learn more here

  • United Way Back to School Bash Donation - The board approved a $500 donation to support the annual shoe drive and the Back to School Bash. Shoes are being collected and will be distributed on August 1 at the National Night Out event in Charles City.   Learn more here!

  • Rotary International President 2022-2023:  Gordon R. McInally - RI welcomed the new president. His theme for the year is "Creating Hope in the World." At the RI convention President McInally shared his priorities and themes for the year which will include: pushing polio eradication to the finish line, prioritizing mental health, fostering peace, and creating a welcoming club experience.
  • District Governor 2022-2023: Carole L. Bernhard - Our District welcomes our new District Governor, Carole L. Bernhard. Carole sent out her first District Governor's Bullient email this week (July 10) with her message and news from the district. Check your email for details.

  • Interactive Zoom Meeting - 
    Remember we will start the Zoom meeting about 12:20pm to allow time for everyone to eat.

    Join Noon Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID:876 0955 2142
    Passcode: Rotary5649

  • Have you signed up for your meals?? Menus now available for July - Dec 2023

    We ask our members to sign up for meals each week to help us control food waste and membership costs.  The weekly menus are also shown on the sheet. Please be sure to sign up by noon on Fridays!

    Meal Signup Link
Prayer: Linda Klemesrud for Ron James

Quote of the Week:  Bob Steensen

Fun & Frolic:  Anne Lundquist gave us trivia on Disneyland. Disneyland opened this week in 1955
Program: This week's program was presented by Rotarina Bill Frye on his trip to the Rotary International Convention in Melbourne, Australia.
Cheryl Erb
Keith Starr
John Ebert
Fun and Frolic
Julie Taylor
Ann Troge
Ron James
Bob Steenson
Anne Lundquist
Pat Gebel
Alan Powell
Paul Burnham
Linda Klemesrud
Keith Starr
Bill Frye
Erin Gansen Luong
Chuck Souder
* Reminder: If you are not able to attend, please find someone to fill in for your assignment. *
Upcoming Programs
  • July 24 - David Rottinghaus, Sherman Creek Development
  • Aug 7 - Dawnett Willis, Floyd County Medical Center



Charles City Rotary Club
P.O. Box 761
Charles City, IA 50616


Charles City Rotary (Noon) Group
(private group for members & family)
Charles City Satellite Rotary Club Group
(private group for members & family)

Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Dawnett Willis
July 1
Alan Powell
July 5
Cathy Rottinghaus
July 9
Richard Tynan
July 9
Keith Starr
July 25
Gene Parson
Connie Parson
July 3
Veronica Litterer
Josh Litterer
July 3
Staci Ackerson
Stacy Ackerson
July 5
Mark Wicks
Lisa Wicks
July 17
Ralph Smith
Ruth Smith
July 26
Join Date
Alex Mitchell
July 1, 2022
1 year
Dennis Donovan
July 1, 1995
28 years
Cheryl Erb
July 18, 2022
1 year
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Rotary Foundation
Term Ending 2024
Tammy Elthon
Term Ending 2025
Bill Feller

Term Ending 2026
Jessie Schultz
Upcoming Events
Satellite Club Meeting
Aug 01, 2023 6:30 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Aug 15, 2023 6:30 PM
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